While several countries in Europe have already released contact tracing apps using Apple-Google technology, Canada has announced that it has developed a new national contract tracing app that will also use the Apple-Google Exposure Notification API.
Samsung has launched the Samsung Health Monitor application has in South Korea, following its clearance by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) earlier this year. From today, Galaxy Watch Active2 users in Korea can access the Samsung Health Monitor app.
The Electrocardiogram (ECG) function of the Samsung Health Monitor app has been cleared by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS).
Apple has released iOS 13.5, which includes improved Face ID recognition of protective masks and support for the Exposure Notification API that it co-created with Google to support public health authorities in their contact-tracing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Apple and Google have started the release of their COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system that could allow governments across the globe to help track the spread of COVID-19 with smartphone apps
Italian companies Partitalia and SensorID have launched "Close-to-me" and "Vita", two wearable personal safety devices in the time of Covid-19.
Three UK has launched zero-rating on NHS video consultations provided by Attend Anywhere, so that customers can attend virtual outpatient appointments without eating into their data allowance.
The UK Government has announced the infrastructure for a contract tracing app has been put in place, and has been undergoing testing with a view to rolling it out on a large scale "within weeks".
Healthcare technology provider Medicspot is rolling out a health diagnosis system across the UK that allows GPs to assess patients remotely – without PPE.
Healthcare IT security company Imprivita, is providing free-of-charge licences to the UK NHS and other healthcare organisations in Europe and around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic
Healthcare Communications, the healthcare division of IMImobile, has launched its eClinic software to NHS trusts for free for a year.